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DBMS > HBase vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. mSQL

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. mSQL

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score43.99
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBoiler Bay Inc.MicrosoftHughes Technologies
Initial release2008200219891994
Current release2.3.4, January 20214.0SQL Server 2019, November 20194.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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HBaseInfinityDBMicrosoft SQL ServermSQL infoMini SQL
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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